The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for TACACS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TACACS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (TACACS)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 419 405
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14  
Contract jobs citing TACACS 13 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.037% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.27% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 17
Median daily rate £427 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.58% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £328 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £340 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +4.50% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TACACS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2266 3002 3122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.96% 13.88% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 2050 2014
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 97
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.05 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

TACACS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing TACACS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TACACS in London

TACACS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TACACS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for TACACS in London

TACACS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TACACS in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TACACS in London

TACACS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TACACS in London

TACACS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TACACS within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 8 £369 -
TACACS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TACACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for TACACS.

1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
5 14 (46.67%) Network Security
6 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (43.33%) HSRP
7 11 (36.67%) SIEM
7 11 (36.67%) CCNP
8 10 (33.33%) SNMP
8 10 (33.33%) Unix
8 10 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (33.33%) VoIP
8 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 10 (33.33%) 802.1X
8 10 (33.33%) Palo Alto
9 9 (30.00%) VLAN
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
9 9 (30.00%) Citrix
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (26.67%) F5
10 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
10 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
11 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
11 7 (23.33%) Network Management
11 7 (23.33%) VMware
11 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
11 7 (23.33%) IPsec
11 7 (23.33%) MPLS

TACACS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (46.67%) Network Security
5 13 (43.33%) HSRP
6 10 (33.33%) SNMP
6 10 (33.33%) VoIP
7 9 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (30.00%) VLAN
8 7 (23.33%) BGP
8 7 (23.33%) DPNSS
8 7 (23.33%) IPsec
8 7 (23.33%) ISDN
8 7 (23.33%) LAN
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
8 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
8 7 (23.33%) OSPF
8 7 (23.33%) PPP
8 7 (23.33%) Q.931
8 7 (23.33%) VPN
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) CyberArk Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) ICT Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (13.33%) OAuth
2 4 (13.33%) OpenID
2 4 (13.33%) SailPoint
2 4 (13.33%) SAML
3 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) iSeries
2 6 (20.00%) Tandem
3 4 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Unix
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) OpenVMS
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) SIEM
2 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 7 (23.33%) Network Management
5 6 (20.00%) Coaching
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security
7 4 (13.33%) Presales
7 4 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
7 4 (13.33%) Privileged Identity Management
7 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.67%) Attack Monitoring
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCIE
4 3 (10.00%) CCSP
4 3 (10.00%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) GCIH
5 2 (6.67%) GIAC
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCDA
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (13.33%) GPG13
2 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) RACF
2 3 (10.00%) vCloud
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (13.33%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) RANCID
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
3 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 8 (26.67%) F5
5 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (23.33%) VMware
6 6 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) Splunk
8 4 (13.33%) ArcSight
8 4 (13.33%) CA
8 4 (13.33%) EMC
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
8 4 (13.33%) Juniper
8 4 (13.33%) McAfee
8 4 (13.33%) Qualys
8 4 (13.33%) Sourcefire
8 4 (13.33%) Symantec
8 4 (13.33%) Tufin